The table below looks at the statistics for C# skills in IT contracts advertised for the Stoke-on-Trent region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited C# over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C#
Rank 3 3 8
Rank change year-on-year
0 +5
Contract jobs citing C# 12 13 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 31.58% 41.94% 27.54%
As % of the Programming Languages category 66.67% 59.09% 47.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 12 16
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£325 £330 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.51% +1.53%
UK excluding London average daily rate £328 £325 £318
% change year-on-year
+0.76% +2.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%
C#
Staffordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Stoke-on-Trent region.

Programming Languages Category
Stoke-on-Trent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
18 22 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 47.37% 70.97% 57.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 17 32
Average daily rate £325 £330 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.51% +1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £375 £340
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%

C#
Jobs Demand Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing C# across the Stoke-on-Trent region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

C# Jobs Demand Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

C#
Daily Rate Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing C# across the Stoke-on-Trent region.

C# Daily Rate Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

C#
Hourly Rate Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing C# across the Stoke-on-Trent region.

C# Hourly Rate Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stoke-on-Trent

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Stoke-on-Trent region citing C# also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited C#.

1 27 (96.43%) .NET
2 26 (92.86%) SQL Server
3 13 (46.43%) ASP.NET
3 13 (46.43%) VB
4 12 (42.86%) Windows
4 12 (42.86%) WinForms
5 11 (39.29%) SQL
5 11 (39.29%) Back Office
6 10 (35.71%) JavaScript
6 10 (35.71%) HTML
6 10 (35.71%) CSS
6 10 (35.71%) Web Services
6 10 (35.71%) Ajax
7 9 (32.14%) VB.NET
8 6 (21.43%) XML
8 6 (21.43%) XHTML
8 6 (21.43%) Microsoft
8 6 (21.43%) HTML5
8 6 (21.43%) CSS3
9 5 (17.86%) Degree
9 5 (17.86%) Web Development
10 4 (14.29%) OO
10 4 (14.29%) E-Commerce
10 4 (14.29%) .NET Framework
10 4 (14.29%) SQL Server 2005
10 4 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 3 (10.71%) Finance
11 3 (10.71%) OOP
12 2 (7.14%) MS Excel
12 2 (7.14%) XSLT

C#
Top Related IT Skills in Stoke-on-Trent by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Stoke-on-Trent region citing C# also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited C#. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.57%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 2 (7.14%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (92.86%) SQL Server
2 4 (14.29%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (3.57%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 2 (7.14%) JIRA
2 1 (3.57%) PowerBuilder
General
1 11 (39.29%) Back Office
2 3 (10.71%) Finance
3 2 (7.14%) Games
Job Titles
1 26 (92.86%) Developer
2 17 (60.71%) .NET Developer
3 6 (21.43%) C# Developer
3 6 (21.43%) Web Developer
4 5 (17.86%) C# .NET Developer
4 5 (17.86%) Software Developer
5 3 (10.71%) .NET Software Developer
6 2 (7.14%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (7.14%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (7.14%) .NET Web Developer
6 2 (7.14%) .NET Team Leader
6 2 (7.14%) C# Web Developer
6 2 (7.14%) VB.NET Developer
6 2 (7.14%) ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (7.14%) Team Leader
6 2 (7.14%) SQL Developer
6 2 (7.14%) Development Team Leader
7 1 (3.57%) PowerBuilder Developer
7 1 (3.57%) WinForms Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (96.43%) .NET
2 13 (46.43%) ASP.NET
3 12 (42.86%) WinForms
4 10 (35.71%) Ajax
4 10 (35.71%) CSS
4 10 (35.71%) Web Services
4 10 (35.71%) HTML
5 6 (21.43%) XHTML
5 6 (21.43%) XML
5 6 (21.43%) HTML5
5 6 (21.43%) CSS3
6 4 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 4 (14.29%) .NET Framework
7 2 (7.14%) WCF
7 2 (7.14%) WPF
7 2 (7.14%) jQuery
7 2 (7.14%) XSLT
8 1 (3.57%) SOAP
8 1 (3.57%) MXML
8 1 (3.57%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.14%) N-Tier
1 2 (7.14%) Blackberry
1 2 (7.14%) Computer Science
1 2 (7.14%) WURFL
Operating Systems
1 12 (42.86%) Windows
2 2 (7.14%) Windows Mobile
2 2 (7.14%) Android
2 2 (7.14%) Apple iOS
2 2 (7.14%) BlackBerry OS
2 2 (7.14%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (17.86%) Web Development
2 4 (14.29%) OO
2 4 (14.29%) E-Commerce
3 3 (10.71%) OOP
4 2 (7.14%) Web Application Development
4 2 (7.14%) Unit Testing
4 2 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (7.14%) SOA
4 2 (7.14%) Project Management
4 2 (7.14%) SEO
4 2 (7.14%) TDD
4 2 (7.14%) Document Management
4 2 (7.14%) Software Engineering
4 2 (7.14%) Incident Management
5 1 (3.57%) Asset Management
5 1 (3.57%) MVC
5 1 (3.57%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 13 (46.43%) VB
2 11 (39.29%) SQL
3 10 (35.71%) JavaScript
4 9 (32.14%) VB.NET
5 1 (3.57%) ActionScript
5 1 (3.57%) Objective-C
5 1 (3.57%) ActionScript 3.0
5 1 (3.57%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (17.86%) Degree
2 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (21.43%) Microsoft
2 2 (7.14%) AccuRev
3 1 (3.57%) Adobe
3 1 (3.57%) Apple